Find a Lender-Approved Local Conveyancer in Oakley

Ready to buy a new home? Find a law firm approved by your lender.

Choosing the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Oakley house move

Top 5 reasons to use our service to assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Oakley

  • 1 Oakley conveyancers will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 2 Our site offers most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory listing lender approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Oakley who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor on the whole results in a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is dealt with by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 The Oakley conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Oakley
  • 5 Oakley property lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Oakley conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your home move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Oakley since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Oakley

I am the registered owner of a freehold house in Oakley but still pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Oakley and has limited impact for conveyancing in Oakley but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of new rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when purchasing a residence in Oakley? or Apparently there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that owners of property living in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for maintenance to the chancel within the church. Is this a legitimate concern for conveyancing in Oakley?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises completed post 12 October 2013 you could take it that solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Oakley to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I used Action Conveyancing several years ago for my conveyancing in Oakley. Now, I need the files however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Oakley of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £195,000 and found one round the corner in Oakley I like with open areas and station in the vicinity, however it only has 51 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Oakley suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a home loan that many years may be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

Do I need to be concerned by estate agents that I am dealing with are recommending an online conveyancing firm as opposed to a local Oakley conveyancing firm?

As is the case with many service providers, often referrals from relatives can be worth their weight in gold. But there are many people with a keen interest in a conveyancing transaction; estate agents, financial adviser and lenders may suggest conveyancers to use. Sometimes these lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as one of the best in their field, but occasionally there may be a financial incentive behind the recommendation. You are free to choose your own conveyancer. However, bear in mind that the majority of lenders specify a panel list of law firms you must use for the lender related work in your home move.

What advice can you give us when it comes to finding a Oakley conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Oakley conveyancing firm) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you speak with two or three firms including non Oakley conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be of use:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in Oakley who can give a testimonial? What are the legal fees for lease extension work?

Oakley Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - A selection of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    In the main the cost for major works are not built into the service charges, although there some managing agents in Oakley obliged tenants to contribute towards a reserve fund and this is used to offset against larger works. Make sure you enquire if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For instance plenty of leases prohibit pets being permitted in certain buildings in Oakley. If you like the flatin Oakley but your dog is not allowed to live with you then you will be faced difficult compromise. What prohibitions are there in the Oakley Lease?

Last updated

Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Oakley regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Oakley but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Clarke & Son Llp, Manor House, 8 Winchester Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 8UG
  • Neale Turk Llp, 74 Bounty Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3BZ
  • Lamb Brooks Trustees Limited, Victoria House, 39 Winchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7EQ
  • Lamb Brooks Llp, Victoria House, 39 Winchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7EQ
  • Henleys, 60 Southern Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3EA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Oakley regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Oakley practicing in commercial conveyancing in Oakley. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Clarke & Son Llp, Manor House, 8 Winchester Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 8UG
  • Neale Turk Llp, 74 Bounty Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3BZ
  • Lamb Brooks Llp, Victoria House, 39 Winchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7EQ
  • Henleys, 60 Southern Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3EA
  • Brain Chase Coles, Haymarket House, 20-24 Wote Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7NL

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Oakley?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding purchasing and selling property and cover conveyancing nationwide not just Oakley. When instructing a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Receive an honest and lawful conveyancing.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Be supplied with your matters dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Have a high standard of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the level you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a swift, impartial and comprehensive service where making a complaint about your conveyancing in Oakley about your conveyancing in Oakley.

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

© Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of Land Registry under delegated authority from the Controller of HMSO.